good dog food ChloeHi I am Chloe and welcome back to Good Dog Food Store. Today we are going to explore healthy weight and how to maintain your dog’s quality of life. If you are reading this post I assume you love your dog and you want to do what is best for them. Feeding your dog good dog food is one of the best things you can do. Feeding your dog too much good dog food is not helping them at all. If your dog is not at their healthy weight serious life shortening diseases and painful conditions will occur. Diabetes, cancers, torn ligaments, worn out joints, back problems and early death are all results from overeating. In the USA today more dogs are overweight than not. This trend is alarming. I know you love your dog and you think giving them that extra cookie or chew stick is not harmful and that they will love you for it. Sorry but that is just not the case. That occasional handout packs a lot of calories ( and probably sugars and fats) that they do not need. Feeding your dog a diet of good dog food is just a single step in maintaining your dog’s healthy weight. Managing you dog’s daily caloric intake is an on going process. Your dog depends on you for their habits and their food. Dogs by nature are scavengers and they will gorge on food when it is plentiful because they know there will be lean times. Domesticated dogs do not usually have this problem, and so if you are feeding them something they like they will eat as much as possible everyday.good dog food dog eating meat

So what are you to do? You have already taken the first step by ensuring your dog’s food is a good dog food made with only good healthy ingredients that are appropriate for canines. Now you must determine the caloric calorie count that is suitable for your dog’s age size and activity level. Caloric intake is the total amount of calories per day not just the ones they get from their meals. Proper exercise and nutrition are important. Your dog needs to go for a walk daily, not just to use the bathroom but a real walk to get exercise and maintain healthly moving

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parts.  Giving your dog good treats is just as important as giving them good dog food. Great low cost healthy treats that are dog safe include carrots, green beans, and apples.

Here at Good Dog Food Store we recommend several brands of good dog foods, including Orijen, Acana, Blue Buffalo, Holistic Select and the very first customizable dog food Red Moon, just to name a few. We are testing and reviewing new brands all the time so there will always be plenty of choices for you to find a good dog food that is right for you.good dog food exercise

All dogs need regular veterinary check ups, and if your dog is overweight it could be due to certain medical conditions such as under performing thyroid. Once your dog has been checked by your vet and a proper nutrition and exercise routine are developed it is up to you to follow through. Remember the goal here is to maintain a happy healthy dog for many years. Now that is something your dog will love you for!

I hope you found today’s article helpful, please share our content with your friends in the dog community. As always we welcome your comments questions or ideas.  Please remember to visit our store when you are shopping for your good dog food products and services and visit our partners by using the links on our pages. Check back often because there is always something going on here at Good Dog Food Store. Until next time Happy Tails!

 

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